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12 Comfortable Bras for Women Not Eager to Wear One Again

Haven’t worn a bra much in the past year and a half? Local bra-fitters and lingerie shops recommend some comfy options.

If you’re looking for . . .

An Everyday bra

Smaller bust

Mary Jo Avero Plunge Bra
Coup de Foudre, $132

Fuller bust

Prima Donna “Madison”
Coup de Foudre, $132


A T-Shirt bra

Smaller bust

Chantelle “Norah”
Nordstrom, $64

Fuller bust

Elomi “Charley Spacer”
Trousseau, $76


A Sports bra

Smaller bust

Simone Perele “Harmony”
Trousseau, $79

Fuller bust

Panache “Sculptresse”
Trousseau, $82


A Bralette

Smaller bust

Wacoal “B. Smooth”
Bloomingdale’s, $34

Fuller bust

Cosabella “Never Say Never”
Trousseau, $65


A Date-Night Bra

Smaller bust

Natori “Muse” bralette
Bloomingdale’s, $68


Lise Charmel “Dressing Floral”
Trousseau, $178

Fuller bust

Bentley of bras” Empreinte Cassiopée
Trousseau, $207

Aubade “Fleur de Tattoo”
Trousseau, $159

Photographs courtesy of retailers.

This article appears in the August 2021 issue of Washingtonian.

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Sherri Dalphonse joined Washingtonian in 1986 as an editorial intern, and worked her way to the top of the masthead when she was named editor-in-chief in 2022. She oversees the magazine’s editorial staff, and guides the magazine’s stories and direction. She lives in DC.